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Charles from Nigeria discusses life at Nottingham

Charles Adedugba, a Chevening Scholar from Nigeria, discusses life in the UK and studying at the University of Nottingham.

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#WasteNott — the plastics challenge

We've developed new targets to change the way we use single-use plastic. Get involved and play your part. https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/wasteNott

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Take the Plastics Challenge survey

We use more than a million disposable coffee cups a year on campus, along with many other single-use plastics. Take our survey and help us set challenging targets to improve our environment and…

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Pioneering a cleaner, greener future

As pressures mount to find cleaner energy alternatives to fossil fuels, our world-class researchers are pioneering alternative electrical power sources that will enable the transportation system of…

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Leadership Award: Sustainability in Campus Design

Since joining the University of Nottingham in 1995, Chris Jagger has brought a visionary approach to long-term integrated planning, development, maintenance and growth of the multi award-winning…

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At the heart of a revolution in greener transport

Propulsion in transport is on the cusp of a revolution and societies are being challenged to think differently about how we move people and goods. Our discoveries in sustainable materials and…

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Securing the low carbon bio-economy of the future

Today, many products are manufactured from fossil fuels using energy-intensive petrochemical technologies. We will spearhead the transformation of energy-intensive economies into low carbon…

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Helium Lost in Space

Helium is a non-renewable resource and is essential in supporting research into drug discovery to cure diseases such as Alzheimer’s and at current usage rates will be exhausted by 2050. The…

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Creative Energy Homes

A long-term development of “Creative Energy Homes” on the University of Nottingham campus provides a living test-site to work with the University investigating integration of energy…

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Nott Carbon

The University of Nottingham has continued to grow over the period 2010-15 and significant investment has been needed to achieve its corporate carbon emission targets and to reduce energy consumption…

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Zero carbon 'HOUSE' designed and built by students 'comes home'

Design and construct a low cost, zero carbon, family starter home, transport it to Spain, build it, landscape it and open it to the public. That was the challenge faced by a group of students from…

From  Lindsay Brooke 4 Years ago 0 likes 57 views 0  

PhD student Muniirah Mbabazi is studying nutrition policy in developing countries

Muniirah Mbabazi, from Uganda, is researching nutrition policy in Uganda for her PhD. In the past she has also carried out research into sustainable diets, including edible insects.

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Impact Campaign - An Introduction

Impact: The Campaign for Nottingham will raise £150 million in philanthropic support across five strategic themes over the next five years. Our five themes encompass a series of high-impact…

From  Sarah Blythe 5 Years ago 0 likes 23 views 0  

Impact Campaign - Health and Well-Being

Impact: The Campaign for Nottingham will raise £150 million in philanthropic support across five strategic themes over the next five years. Our five themes encompass a series of high-impact…

From  Sarah Blythe 5 Years ago 0 likes 76 views 0  

Impact Campaign - Ingenuity

Impact: The Campaign for Nottingham will raise £150 million in philanthropic support across five strategic themes over the next five years. Our five themes encompass a series of high-impact…

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Impact Campaign - Sustainable Futures

Impact: The Campaign for Nottingham will raise £150 million in philanthropic support across five strategic themes over the next five years. Our five themes encompass a series of high-impact…

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Impact Campaign - Nurturing Talent

Impact: The Campaign for Nottingham will raise £150 million in philanthropic support across five strategic themes over the next five years. Our five themes encompass a series of high-impact…

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Impact Campaign - The Nottingham Experience

Impact: The Campaign for Nottingham will raise £150 million in philanthropic support across five strategic themes over the next five years. Our five themes encompass a series of high-impact…

From  Sarah Blythe 5 Years ago 0 likes 81 views 0  

Concept house showcases fuel poverty

An entire street of ecohouses at The University of Nottingham has been completed with the opening of the Mark Group ecohouse. The house will showcase some of the latest designs and building…

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Archi Sarroza - EngD Efficient Energy Technologies

Archi tells us why Engineering has always appealed to him and relating what he’s learning into real life situations.

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Fighting Climate Change with Carbon Capture and Storage

The Centre for Innovation in Carbon Capture and Storage at the University of Nottingham is producing ground-breaking research into carbon capture and making fossil fuels greener. Find out more about…

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Quentin Willson visits The University of Nottingham to refuel hydrogen car

TV presenter and motoring expert Quentin Willson visited The University of Nottingham to film part of a short film put together by ITM Power about their Ecoisland project. We went along to find out…

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Electronics in Aviation at the University of Nottingham

Professor Pat Wheeler talks us through the future of electronics in aviation in order to lessen the environmental impact of aircraft. The University of Nottingham is a leading organisation in this…

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Energy - Energy vectors and storage

Case study - energy vectors and storage

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How Ethical are Biofuels?

Researchers at the University of Nottingham explain how their work on Bio-fuel and it's social impact is a pioneering project in the UK. Assuring sustainable biofuels at the University of…

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Global Food Security and Efficient Plants

How are scientists working to double global food production by 2050? The University of Nottingham is producing world-class research into producing nutrition-efficient plants, as part of a wider look…

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Creative Energy Homes

Climate change caused by carbon emissions is now accepted as the greatest threat faced by mankind. Will you help deliver global solutions to low and zero carbon…

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Inspect-a-Gadget - The Heat is On!

Tony Gospel from the Environmental Technology Centre talks us through various gadgets which monitor heat and how this can help companies save money. The team at the Environmental Technology Centre…

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Inspect-a-Gadget - Patch the Pink Dog!

Keith Baker from the Environmental Technology Centre talks us through how his gadget was able to sweeten wine without adding sugar and make cat food more palatable for the cats. The team at the…

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Inspect-a-Gadget - Use the Gears!

Phill Windsor explains what his gadget has to do with using the gears of a car. The team at the Environmental Technology Centre (ETC) work with small to medium scale companies to find solutions to…

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